|Car||LV numbers||Date & No. Built or acquired||No. on roster||Notes on Prototype||Available models & modeling notes||Prototype Photo References|
|Ice, 52′-4″, steel underframe (RB)||3100-3127||1943
|–||5||0||0||0||0||0||Rebuilt from milk cars 671-720, 1101-1119.|
|Ice, 33′-9″, wood, stl ctr sills (RB)||3250-3274||1941
|25||12||0||0||0||0||0||Acquired secondhand, orginally built 1918-20.|
|30′ 11-1/2″ IL, Steel underframe, series K (RS)||35001-35150||1910
|0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Built by Standard Steel Car Co.|
|30′ 11-1/2″ IL, Steel underframe, series K (RS)||35151-35400||1913
|0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Built by Standard Steel, Butler|
|30′ 11-1/2″ IL, Steel underframe, series K (RS)||35401-36150||1912-13
|0||0||0||0||0||0||0||Built by Pullman||HO: Accurail 1591 (LV 36150)
S: S Helper Service 490 (LV 36091)
|Don Thompson of S Helper Service cites a photo in “The Great Yellow Fleet.”|
|Reefers leased by LV but carrying other reporting marks|
|Reefer, 40 ft (RB)||LVRX
|–||–||–||20||20||0||Built by North American|
|Box, 50 ft, plug doors (RBL)||NIRX
|–||–||–||–||4||0||Renumbered to LV series 7000-7002 in 1965. Insulated, Aeroquip load restrainer nylon belts & wall clips, 46 wooden pallets||HO: IHC. Color scheme is suspect!
Athearn 1329 50′ plug door box car (undecorated)
The Official Railway Equipment Register, April 1964, October 1969 and October 1974 (Ed Schaller collection); April 1946 (Chuck Davis collection); July 1942, January 1953 and July 1960 (Larry Grubb collection).
CNJ/LV Color Guide to Freight and Passenger Equipment, by Craig T. Bossler, Morning Sun Books, 1994.
Lehigh Valley Freight and Passenger Equipment Rosters, by Eric A. Neubauer, Society of Freight Car Historians, 1996.
Classic Freight Cars – The Series, by John Henderson & Henry Maywald, H&M Productions, 1990s.
Model Railroading, Railmodel Journal and Railroad Model Craftsman as noted in the References column.
LV Fantasy Models – If you can’t find the car you are looking for on the prototype pages, it may be that there was no LV prototype! It may be listed on this page!